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>> tens of thousands of people still in the dark as we recover from superstorm sandy. >> it is same on same street. and brian cubeler, coming up more. >> an incredible look at the damage and what is next. >> and we are tracking sandy's latest position. >> we are still feeling the affects and those of you were warned to park high because the over flods. flooding. brian has more. >> reporter: this doesn't stop people from preparing one last time. while many are breathing just a bit easier tonight, some know sandy is not quite done. >> they have asked us to evacuate and moved our furniture to another floor. >> reporter: there fliers provide solutions and if not tow trucks stand ready. it is hardly a surprise and people he'd warning and hope to for best. >> it flooded this morning and they are anticipating it will be 1-2 feet higher because of the full moon and winds and runoff. we will keep your fingers cross and hope no one gets hurts and no damage. >> reporter: that tidal surge never came by and they were dry a couple hours ago and it is dry now. >> brian, you have a shot at peoria p
>> this morning on 11 news, bracing for sandy as the slow moving hurricane heads towards the east coast, a look at how the state is preparing. >> how a house fire killed a 5-year-old. >> who joined state leaders for a marriage equality conference. >> and the ravens do their part to make sure no one goes hungry this holiday season. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> this is 11 news saturday morning. >> a state of emergency has been declared for every county in maryland as we brace for the effects of hurricane sandy. welcome to 11 news saturday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. that super storm could hit anywhere from north carolina to new england in the coming days. what all that means? all hands on deck. >> 11 news has team coverage of sandy's potential impact with rob roblin and david collins and we begin with john collins in the weather center. what are the latest models predicting? >> the main event is still a couple of days away so the weekend, we will see some of the effects but the real blast comes the start of next week. sa
>> it was scary. >> soaking rains, strong winds, super storm sandy stocks are region. tonight the potential serious threat that remains with the saturated ground. >> when all is said and done, sandy is expected to be one of the costliest natural disasters in u.s. history, with estimates into the tens of billions of dollars. >> dangerous conditions remain up and down the east coast. the storm is still causing big headaches. the death toll has now reached it -- 50. the new york stock exchange will reopen for regular trading tomorrow after being shut down for two days because of santee. here in maryland, two people have died as a result of the storm. there was a report of a potential third death in print charges county, but officials now say that deadly car accident does not appear to be storm related. there are blizzard conditions in the western part of the state. tomorrow governor martin o'malley will tour one of the hardest-hit areas. team coverage of sandy's aftermath tonight with important information involving insurance claims. plus updated weather conditions. we began as s
sandy, unlike any storm we have ever seen before, has been in town more than 24 hours and not going anywhere any time soon. >> we have seen incredible pictures. they keep on coming in. thank you for joining us. not only are we on the air early this morning but also are streaming live on abc2news.com, if you have to leave the house today or maybe somebody in your family does, you can stay on top of the situation. >> many of you heeded the warnings for governor martin o'malley. say home and stay out of the way. we have had a lot of flooding and wind and problems and the towns and cities we were telling you about yesterday, ocean city, new york, they are really reporting damage today. >> we will check in with those places. let's send it over to lynette charles. >>> we are not done yet. we are going to begin to wind things down throughout the day. lots of rain to show you, i'm going to show you that in a second. sandy is moving over pennsylvania. it made landfall last night, and we are going to be seeing a little bit of change in the forecast. for now, the winds sustained 7 a miles an h
>>> welcome back to our continuing coverage of hurricane sandy. president barack obama suspending his campaigning, now back to the primary duties of his job as the country's leader. just moments ago he was at fema headquarters in washington, d.c. talking about the hurricane. let's listen in. >> good afternoon, everybody. obviously all of us across the country are concerned about the potential impact of hurricane sandy. this is a serious and big storm. and my first message is to all people across the eastern seaboard, mid-atlantic going north, you need to take this very seriously. follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. we just had an excellent meeting with the fema team here, the various agencies that are in charge, including the department of defense, department of energy and others that are going to need to respond very quickly. under craig fugate's leadership here at fema, we've had a chance to talk to the region al officials as well, a
charles, is standing by with a check of exactly where we are headed with this. >> we do have sandy, it is north of hagerstown right now. i will take you in to the storm, this is a 3d look. lots of rain under the clouds we will see for today. from the clouds , the rain will continue, as we go through the nighttime hours. it will let up a bit. this morning we are dealing with pockets of heavy rain, you are seeing a big shield of green, but you are seeing some yellows and oranges in here as well. that's the heavier rain, back off towards the west, we have some snow, this morning and that will continue throughout the day as well. let's zoom in, on some areas where we are seeing the heaviest amount of rainfall across the area. you need to stay off the roadways for today. another band of rain pushing in here, it's across the bay, this will be moving off towards the west as we go through the rest of the morning. it's going to be impacting dundalk, sparrows point, lake shore, we have another batch of heavier rain around the dc area, the nation's capital, getting pounded now, if you are hea
earlier this week due to the storm. the airport is back up and running as normal. sandy caused thousands of flight cancellations to and from destinations along the east coast. laguardia will reopen this morning. it suffered major flooding from sandy and both runways will be open for business. travelers are being asked to contact the the airline. >>> coming up, a man becomes a human hood ornament in a parking lot, this all over a fight for a parking spot. we'll tell you about the charges the driver faces. >> and a zombie expert giving tips on how to prepare for a zombie pandemic, he says it's going to happen so we'll hear what he has to say when we come back. >>> we have some health news for you this morning. a new study questions the use of drugs for pregnant women who may be experiencing symptoms of depression. this report looked at more than 100 studies on certain antidepressants, things like paxil, zoloft, lexapro, and they found that they increased the risk of miscarriage, early delivery and neurological problems in babies. pregnant women need to talk it to their doctor if they're ta
-up for hurricane sandy claims another life. i'm cheryl connor with details of a man who died white cut down a tree. >>> sandy is still sending cooler temperatures in ore area. >>> are you trying to figure out what do with all the halloween candy. why not serve our troops overseas. >>> tonight, we may never look at a leaning tree the same again. >> a contractor removing trees in annapolis was killed when a tree fell on him. this is just a horrible story. >>reporter: yeah, absolute awful. he had experience on the job. he was cleaning up after hurricane sandy, just as so many people in the area are doing. a friend called it a freak accident, one his son had to watch. >>reporter: there's absolute hear ache in saint margarets. family and friends gather in a front lawn waiting for their loved one's body to be taken off property. >> just kills me. >>reporter: this man says his friend, 50-year-old santiago lopez were working along side other men, trimming trees damaged by hurricane sandy. they were in the back of this house when lopez was hit by a tree and died instantly. . >> it was an accident. terrible
>>> welcome to our extended coverage of 9news tracking hurricane sandy. >> the storm made landfall not far from atlantic city in the last hour. here's what else we can tell you tonight. the federal government will be closed again tomorrow, as will most school systems in our area including d.c., alexandria and fairfax. prince george's, charles, frederick and montgomery county schools. you can see the full list at www.wusa9.com. >> also all flights at local airports are canceled until further notice and vre, marc rail and amtrak have canceled service for tomorrow. metro will not have service in the rning. >> in maryland the speed limit on all interstates is being lowered to 45 miles an hour as a precaution. maryland state police urge everyone to just stay off the roads if at all possible. >> now we're also hearing about evacuation orders for parts of the huntington area of fairfax county. this impacts people living along fenwick drive and arlington terrace. you may remember the huntington neighborhood has been prone to flooding before. we've got a crew heading that way. we'll bring y
saver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. unfortunately sandy has left behind a lot of debris outin' the roads. and in baltimore county, it's actually caused a historic whiskey plant in cockiesville to partially collapse. so the northbound lanes of york road are now shut down at railroad avenue. you will want to use warren road, scwann road or even 83 as your alternate routes. there are several accidents working right now. we do have some trouble in baltimore city where there's a crash right on wabash avenue right at northern parkway, and then another accident on hilton parkway at north avenue. for those of you traveling on the beltway, here's a live look right now at the west side at liberty road. traffic moving right along. there are no delays on the inner loop through pikesville. the outer loop nice and clear down towards 95. and this is what 95 looks like downtown, traffic moving right along here at 395. the roads still going to be pretty wet, so take some precaution as you do head out, and unfortunately, we do have another crash to tell you
>>> well sandy is not even here yet, but it is huffing and puffing at our door tonight. >> every summer we race to the waters and it is covering our summer getaway. i'm kelly swoope. >> i'm jamie costello. >> that water was way down earlier today. it is way up tonight. you're feeling the wind. we haven't seen anything yet. >> and jamie and kelly we have been tracking the weather as it deteriorates across the state. through this evening it will get worse overnight and ramp up tomorrow. hurricane sandy. here is a look at her. powerful storm riding up the east coast now. winds up to 75 miles per hour. we have seen zero weakening. but we also feel there could be some slight intense fix as the storm pin whiles its way back into the mid-atlantic states and still taking it up north of the delaware bay, the center point could be at lan tick city, new jersey. the heaviest rains flooding rains across maryland and delaware and significant prolonged high wind gusts in excess of 60, even 70 miles per hour. we have a hurricane warning in effect for the entire chesapeake bay. we will cycle thro
boy at mema headquarters with the latest. >> sandy is picking up speed and strength. it will make landfall between 8 and 10 p.m., which is unfortunate because high tide is scheduled for 8:25. it will be six feet higher. the bay bridge is closed. the at many bridge is closed -- hatem bridge is closed. the 95, the susquehanna is looking close to being closed. they're looking at 85 miles an hour. when that happens it will be closed. tomorrow the governor said mta metro will not run, buses, light rails. also no early voting tomorrow. he said he will try and figure out when we can make up those hours. but for a third day in a row early voting will be closed and state government will be closed for a second day in a row. right now there are about 75,000 people without power in the state of maryland. that is going to continue. we'll have another briefing from governor o'malley at 9:30 this evening. reporting from reisterstown. >> joanne wrote in downtown already has cars under water. >>> all right. we're continuing to track hurricane sandy. it started at 4:00 this morning. >> let's go to
>> we are tracking hurricanes sandy as it moves our way. >> i am live in eastern baltimore county. >> i am lowell melser live in ocean city, maryland. i will have details coming up in a live report. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news. live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news at 6:00. >> our big story tonight is the preparation for and status of hurricane sandy. >> thousands are being told to evacuate. >> airlines have canceled more than 5000 flights as it moves north. we have lied team coverage. first, we throw it over to tom tasselmyer. he has been tracking the storm for day. >> it is still a ways off but already impacting our whether. it is well over 300 miles to the south of ocean city. we have been dealing with showers on the eastern shore down to north carolina. even though it is hundreds of miles away, it is already influencing our weather. we have the front off to the west. then we have the bands coming in from the east. the two will combine to with the maryland-pennsylvania line. where they come together, snady is expected to become stronger. the storm is only going to
there was no extensive beach erosion. we will send it back to you. after the thrashing from sandy along the oceanfront, with sustained winds more than 40 miles per hour and gusting in the 70's, a lot of cleaning up to do tuesday morning. >> it was scary. >> for folks who live around here, by the way the storm blew in, many were expecting the worst. >> obviously a lot of debris and trash. a lot of cleanup will be happening, but all in all i think we very well. >> i am thrilled, we were definitely saved by the protection. >> emergency personnel responded to 231 calls for service and ended up relocating 49 people during the storm. there was severe damage done to the ocean city fishing pier. >> we heard about how bad it was going to be and i guess we were lucky not to get it as bad as other places. it is just weird, looking at it. there is sand where san should not be. >> there was a lot of flooding. we looked out on the boardwalk, where city crews were assessing the damage. mostly sand and debris, and after the rumors were confirmed, a portion of the fishing pier was washed away. you can see the pylon's
of hurricane sandy. >> close the final stretch. see what president obama and mitt romney are campaigning before and the election. -- where. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, november 2. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> good morning. a chilly start. that willll be the rule the next couple days. 43 degrees is where we are starting out at reagan national with pretty light wind, so we are not dealing with multiple wind chills. cold temperatures 32 in oakwood, virginia, 32 in stafford 33 in mchenry maryland, and 35 in chantilly -- 32 in elkwood. there could be a sprinkle or snow flurry later this morning. otherwise dry. high temperature of about 10 degrees below average. we should reach about 55 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109,
. at the height of the storm, sandy knocked out electricity to 219,000 customers and bge is still working to restore power to about 130,000 households. peck's light rain has started to fall here in ocean city, but that is bought -- that is not stopping the cleanup efforts from going on. many people telling us it really could have been much worse. after a thrashing from sandy along the maryland oceanfront with sustained winds of more than 40 miles an hour, a lot of cleaning up to do tuesday morning. >> it was scary. >> for folks who live around here, many were expecting the worst. >> obviously a lot of debris and trash. a lot of cleanup will be happening, but all in all, i think we faired well. >> i think we totally lucked out. we are definitely saved by the dune protection, and even the digging up of the boardwalk- regan to the water from going into the stores. -- digging up of the boardwalk might have helped to prevent the water from going into the stores. >> there was severe damage done to the ocean city fishing pier. >> i guess we were lucky to not get it as bad as other places. it is
,600 here in the d.c. burbs. >>> sandy also caused damage in fairfax county. trees came crash down and brought down power lines with them. this is the scene in annandale. a giant tree toppled and nearly missed clara reynolds' house. >> very frightening. >> reporter: how loud? >> real loud. you probably could have heard it a couple blocks. >> others suffered damage to their roofs. norm richards was inspecting his home earlier today, found a small leak. he used wood and blue tarp to make a temporary fix. neighbors say despite some of the damage they know sandy could have been a whole lot worse. >>> clean-up is going on now in ocean city, maryland, where it is a whole lot worse. it will be a long time before that area recovers. fox 5's sherri ly is live now with more. >> reporter: we're here in annapolis on our way back from ocean city and as you mentioned, hurricane sandy could have been far worse, but that does not mean that the beaches in the bay areas escaped unscathed. here at the city docks in annapolis you can see they have some minor flooding down here. the waters are recedi
of sandy. the storm will likely keep us on edge all weekend. >> states of emergency are in effect for the district, maryland, and virginia. supplies are going fast. people are getting ready for the wind and flooding. >> sandy has claimed the lives of 43 in the caribbean. some are already calling it a billion dollars storm. dave zahren is tracking the latest. >> a time of high anxiety in the washington area. tropical force winds out almost 400 miles. i will show you the wind and rain along the atlantic seaboard. you will be able to see the shower activity moving into the carolinas. as the moisture makes its way north, we will see tropical storm conditions on the coast of north carolina within the next couple of hours. for us, the main concern is late monday and tuesday. we are between two systems. the shower to the west is the cold front. down to the south, you can see the leading edge of hurricane send the -- hurricane sandy.it is back up to a category one. sandy is about 700 miles south of the washington area. the projected landfall is late monday and tuesday. it will spread plen
tucker barnes and get the latest on hurricane sandy. you know, we've heard -- we talk about the precise path, the category of the storm. but we're kind of being told not to focus so much on that because it will do a lot more damage than maybe what you think? are we category one? >> we are category one but here is what is amazing. the tropical storm-force winds extend 485 miles from the center. so we are dealing with those winds from the carolinas to maine this morning. we are in the middle of that, of course. it is intensifying. the pressure is falling further. if you are into this kind of thing, down to 946 millibars, which is extremely low pressure. if that is falling, that tells us the storm is getting stronger. >> so it could be worse than we expected? >> i'm not sure it is going to be worse but it is going to as bad as we expected. maximum winds now 85. you get the idea with that pressure falling, it is continuing to do its thing. there is your radar. that is a local look. want to mention that our rain, which has been light in places has become steadier here in the las
news today. dark and early this morning. we will track the remnants of sandy. >> many areas are dealing with some flooding. this is some video was shot last night near buckingham road. we're in a dilemma. i understand it is still coming down but it is no longer a tropical storm or hurricane so we need to take the name of. >> we are tracking the remnants of sandy, the ghost of sandy. it only has a name when it is classified as a tropical system. >> we will call the big storm. >> like prince. it will come out with an album. you can see the circulation around hagerstown. we have some rain to contend with this morning. the white stuff is the snow. it will be a windy day today but not as bad as yesterday. maybe 30 miles per hour. the wind chills are in the 30's. it will be a breezy day. a chance for a few rain showers. i have to fix the gust part. sometimes i forget to erase things on the graphics. it was 65 at ocean city yesterday. recap your day for us. >> it was incredible. i wish just glued to twitter. were you glued to it as well? i think tony is gone. i had to change my clothing twice
, a developing impact from sandy in our area, a leak at a water plant in maryland is sending about 2 million gallons of raw sewage rushing out every hour. this is all happening at the little pautuxent reclaimation plant in howard county. sky fox is over that scene right now. the overflow was caused by a power outage. bg and e has made the plant a top priority to get back online. there are no mandatory evacuations at this time. residents are asked to avoid the little pautuxent river, south of route 32. >>> in the meantime, hundreds of thousands of people in d.c., maryland and virginia are waking up in the dark this morning following sandy's arrival. here are the current numbers, dominion reports more than 103,000 customer out in northern virginia, about 21,000 pepco customers are without power, that number is down. bg and e has around 82,000 outages in montgomery, prince georges, howard and dutchess counties. novec, potomac edison and smeco, is that what people call it? are there is experiencing significant outages. >>> if you are headed out today, a reminder that metro is closed again this
to be a beautiful day today but the worst of sandy dim past us now. we'll see maybe a little sunshine later today and slightly warmer temperatures as highs are expected tobe back in the mid-50s. just cloud cover and looks like we've got one shower south and west of the city, well south and west of the city. we'll see a few leftover showers here early and mostly cloudy skies and a little afternoon sun with highs in the mid-50s. much quieter weather pattern after the last couple of days. lots of new maps coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there is historic devastation left behind from sandy. almost 50 people are dead. new york city sub wades are going to be closed for days and snow is blanketing west virginia. today, president obama will tour the damaged areas with the governor of new jersey. >> and in our area, more than 200,000 people are still without power in northern virginia, maryland and d.c. bg & e reporting the most outages, nearly 150,000. along the potomac river, fear of more needing continues as high tide is expected in alexandria later this morning. traveli
not by water, flood, sandy but by fire. tonight what we seen is ople he people, they are people with a lot of pride to them. they are keeping the pride tonight and going the people i have spoken to said they will rebuild and they will get through this. that was coming from a producer from abc. this is what it looked like inside a train station in new jersey. all mass trance it in the area remain shutdown as well as three airports, about 10,000 flights nationwide are currently grounded thanks to sandy. the connections of manhattan, brooklyn, the systems could be shutdown for a week as a result of the flood waters. music: guitar, clapping and whistling throughout. multivitamin coming in. on it chief! look alive people! smooth and steady guys. everything on schedule down here? yep, pretty regular. nice job. keep it strong. thanks. onward and upward! vo: launch your day. ...with the multivitamin made with 26 fruits and vegetables plus extra b-vitamins... ...for energy. alive. start feeling it. >>> that you can for stay withing us this morning. we are staying on the air to keep you safe and kee
>>> we are he following some breaking news related to superstorm sandy. take a look at this measmsing pictures. at least 50 homes have been destroyed in raging fire in tweens queens, new york. this is the beach town of breezy point. basically one of the lowest points of new york city. -- take a look at these amazing pictures. the fire has gone for six alarms. we will keep you updated throughout the morning. superstorm sandy slam ad shore last night. at least 13 are reported dead. >> and over 5 million or in the dark. schools from virginia to maine are closed again today and there are states of emergency declared in eight states n new york city, transportation officials are worried about seawater flooding some of subways. >> another tough day for commuters ahead. once again, metrobus service and train service will not run this morning. an announcement on when service will be restored will be made later on today after metro is able to assess the damage from sandy. also, metro access service will remain suspended all day tuesday. now, customers can check metro service s
are watching hurricane sandy very closely for you this morning. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. a very busy morning indeed. tucker barnes will have the latest information as soon as we get it. >> before we talk with him, first the warnings about this storm are being taken very seriously. >> there is a long list of what is closed today. metro is closed today. that includes all rail, bus and metro access service. the federal government is also closed. d.c. government offices or closed as well and so are most schools across it is region. >> for a full list of closures gorks to myfoxdc.com. we are also running all the closures on the top of your screen. -- for a full list of closures, go to myfoxdc.com. >> tucker, can you at least -- i know you are very busy over there. here, we have a picture it was right now. what is the latest on this? >> so, we're now looking it at the outer band of sandy actually working their way inland and starting to approach our area. see that banding taking place. see the yellows and reds pushing as contract bay. that is one of the outer bands. you
scheduled in new hampshire for tomorrow. >>> hurricane sandy is also causing some trouble with early voting. the lines stretched around some polling places ahead of the storm on saturday. look at the line there. fox 5's maureen umeh sat down with mark plotkin to talk about more on this. >> reporter: fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin joins us now to talk more about the impact of sandy on voting. >> i didn't know i was going to be the weather man. >> early voting being compromised because of this. how will this affect the race? >> you know that governor romney canceled a trip to virginia beach. that is a very pivotal area that republicans thought they would immediate to do well in and any visit there delayed or postponed obviously hurts a candidate. he is going to ohio. so is president obama. in terms of the eastern coast, north carolina really is going to go romney. i don't think it will be affected but the only real state is virginia. that one will be affected by the lack of presidential visits during this three-day or four- day period. >> with both candidates having to throw out the fou
toured the areas hit hardest by the storm bacchanal that we are clear sandy, are we looking for warmer temperatures? >> you are watching wbal tv 11, live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m.. >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> ava marie is here and we're glad to hear you are ok. >> it was crazy. it was you need for a hurricane because it was so cold. we were out there for eight hours straight. and we got soaked with the rain. it was freezing cold. we had to make sure we did not get hypothermia. >> you wouldn't normally think about cold weather during hurricane coverage. >> i did not have -- know how to pack for it. i brought all the snow gear i have because that's what i needed. >> it came in handy? >> it did, my waterproof jacket, my raincoat, the snow jackets did not hold up to the rain. we hope that everyone in the northeast cleaning up, it will be a rough couple of weeks. things are ok, there are just a sprinkles -- a couple sprinkles to worry about this morning. along the 95 corridor near columbia to northeast of baltimore. sometimes the
in the after math of sandy. the latest on recovery efforts as new york's mayor bows to pressure. >>> long lines didn't stop them. a look at the record number of voters who turned out for early voting. 11 news saturday morning starts right now. welcome to 11 news saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm jennifer franciotti. first a check outside with john. kind of nice out there this morning. >> there's a little chill in the air. our temperatures have not bounced back. we're still on the outer edges of what's left of sandy. lot of clouds the past few days and the temperatures have been held down because of the circulation. >> felt like winter yesterday. >> right, absolutely. that hasn't really changed all that much. in fact, there's still precipitation. we had a couple sprinkles yesterday, but up in the mountains in pennsylvania and in upstate new york, or western new york really, i guess everything outside of new york city is upstate in new york. anyway, they've got some snow. and, again, this is all involving the circulation over what's left of sandy, which is in eastern canada right now wa
that of course they're going to -- there are going to be delays due to sandy. let's go to another graphic and this time it's just a list, a short list of the road closures including georgetown pike, sligo creek parkway, route 108 and mink and beach drive. that's just a short list. you may hit a road closure due to flooding or wires down from sandy. at university boulevard, a single vehicle accident. it slid off the road here the police are on the scene. not affecting traffic here. a quick look on the other side of town northbound 395, hovs are in effect. i'll be back with more traffic coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you very much, monika. >>> the mess that sandy left behind could include the worst river flooding in well over a decade. >> this flooding could last for days as tributaries dump their excess water into the potomac river and the snow further to our west starts to melt. 9news reporter ko im is live in alexandria where preparations are under way. good morning, ko. >> reporter: good morning, matt and andrea. we have to remember again that today is halloween. right now we're n
>>> hurricane sandy is already starting to have a major impact on our area. president obama signed off an emergency declaration for maryland and one for the district. and this comes as schools are closed and federal workers are told to stay home. amtrak has cancelled it's southeast service. we want to get straight to meteorologist on where hurricane sandy is now. >> the one thing folks have been hearing about this for days and it is just beginning. here are the headlines that i want everybody to focus on. the storm is beginning the worst of it around the washington area, that is the rains and wind t. flooding will be tomorrow and the flood risk will continue for several days from small streems but also as winds kick into the south for folks around the bay. this is for several days. toveble travel decruppingses they will be continuing and the power outages because the leaves are coming down, those may only be moderate and i will see our winds kicking from the northwest as this storm moves by. here is the regional radar and i can s
for 11 news today. >> many residents are waking up in the dark this morning after sandy makes landfall. >> more than 209,000 b.g.e. customers a without power. most of those outages in anne arundel county and harford county. we will be checking in with a b.g.e. spokesman in just a few minutes. so for sandy is being blamed for two deaths in maryland. a tree fell into a house in pasadena. a man was pronounced dead at the scene. >> we have complete team coverage. let's get a look at what is in store for us from tony pann. >> good morning. things are settling down. you can see it on the radar. there is the circulation around hagerstown. the wind may still be gusting. but i think the big story will be the temperatures. 43 right now at the airport. the wind chills are in the 30's. rain is likely this morning. as we go through the day, the showers will start to dissipate. there could be a few snowflakes mixed in. that is the big thing for me today. it feels like a winter day. >> one area we have been tracking has been ocean city. >> ava marie braved the elements all day yesterday. a big differ
elements combine, sandy will not be a hurricane. it will be an even stronger nor'easter coming in from the east of the ocean into our area. for more on that, let's go to joan collins. >> there are two elements to the storm. one is the heavy rain on the eastern shore. then we have the wind. the weather service has issued a hurricane force winds warning for the day for tomorrow. by the time the storm comes in, it will not technically be a hurricane. the wind will be hurricane- force. the wind gusts at the bridge, 21 miles an hour. at ocean city inlet, 35. 40 in the delaware bay paid in the land to, the wind is gusting to 47 miles an hour. -- 40 in the delaware bay. in the atlantic, the wind is gusting to 40 miles an hour. in the morning, we expect steady wind 30 to 35 dusting into the 50's. tomorrow night, the wind will be in the 40's gusting to the 60's. this is from after lunch until after breakfast on tuesday. we will have strong tropical force winds. temperatures will be mostly in the 50's during the daytime. at night time, they will drop into the 40's. during this time, we will have
authorities say a woman was kill in a crash related to the effects of super storm sandy. county police say the accident may have other causes. 6.2 million are without power across the east coast. >> the dc area plans to suspend train and bus service for a second morning. the federal government remains closed again today along with wall street. >>> good morning. you're watching 9 news now. at 6:00. >> mike is a little sick. he just lost his voice yesterday. he should be back shortly. >> he's here in spirit. >> and body. >> yeah . >> monica, we'll have time saver traffic. we keep saying we're not out of the woods yet. howard, what does that mean in terms of weather? >> heavy rain this morning. winds still a couple spots gusting to 40. compared to yesterday this is much, must have better. maybe 30, 35 mile an hour winds. the other problem today, the cold. it's chilly out. >> you need your gloves this morning. >> i just hope their water proof. you need to stay dry. we still have rain falling this morning. expect the rain this morning. the southwest winds at 26, gusting 30, maybe 35 or so.
of of a partly to mostly cloudy day today as sandy continues to drift north with high temperatures in the mid others. so bring along a jacket. it will be cool this morning and even later today with cloudiness around. that is a first look at the forecast. back to you. >> thank you. >>> some of the top stories this morning, the death toll from the u.s. from superstorm sandy as now topped 70. meantime, maryland is sending two ambulance strike teams to help out with the recovery effort in new jersey a countle number of home along the shoreline have been damaged or destroyed and some areas are still too hazardous to allow residents to go back in. farther north, about 25% of hoboken is still under water. >>> fire crews are still on the scene of a fire in northwest d.c. they were called to what witnesses say is a warehouse late last night. it is locatedded on moore street right near union market. we do have a crew on the way there and we'll have the latest updates soon. >>> stafford county sheriff's have stepped up the hunt for lawrence stewart, last soon in a red hyundai accent with virginia plates
can give us the latest on the forecast and tell us what is happening with sandy. hey, tucker. >> good morning, tony. good morning, allison. good morning, everybody. things have gradually been improving out there. although i wouldn't say all clear yet. heavy rain across the region and still the potential for some winds gusting to about 40 to 50 miles an hour. not done yet but things should gradually get better today. a live look at the radar and you can see that we've still got plenty of rain across the region, including a pretty good little batch there of rain that is just developed in the last 15 minutes, just north and west of the city, working down toward bethesda, and that will be working inside the city here. in fact, it is now down toward old town alexandra as well. plenty of rain across the region. continues to fall. and rain totals starting to get very impressive numbers and all three area airports yesterday had record rainfall for the day including 4 1/2 inches out of dulles. a lot of rain out there. saturated soil. that will cause some additional flooding issues later today.
train, metro, the subway, commuter bus suspended again tomorrow because of hurricane sandy. the bay bridge continues to be shut down at this hour. >> the federal government is closed tomorrow as well as state government except for central employees. the people you're looking at right now, these are the essential employees working to keep you safe. >> again, we are going to be continuing through the night to watch and wait on sandy that's approaching. new york is getting pummeled. they already closed the holland tunnel. subway service has been shut down. no trading on the stock market. again, we're online at abc2news.com. we're asking for your wick churrs and -- pictures and pix. we have rosie up north. >> joce sterman at bwi. the staging area for the power crews come from all over. the situation has gotten so dangerous that they were talking about relocating. >> if they can get a picture of the draw bridge at 50 on the chart on maryland web. that's the live traffic cameras. if we can get a shot of that, you can see the waves coming up from ocean city. it's incredible. we're going to
korff is live. hurricane sandy has claimed over 100 lives in the caribbean up the jersey coast. tonight, one here in maryland lopez.e loss of santiago the destructive force can be seen in yards up and down annapolis. yard, family front and friends gathered to prayer after sandy claimed yet another life. working here and got killed because a tree fell on him. oldhis dear friend, 50-year- lopez, was working y afternoon with a company in theg storm debris backyard of a residence when its came down directly on him. killing him instantly. he had four children. >> his son watched in horror as , an experienced with 10 years of service with the same company, lost his life. the storm catches many people's lives. touched a life in a much serious note. that is what we have got here tonight, a very tragic accident. >> there seems to be a tragic accident -- it happened in the work place setting. state officials are investigating circumstances incident.g the >> thank you. is blamed for at deaths in the u.s. his death is the third in maryland. sandy is responsible for two in virginia. thedy was killed
rkt hello and thank you fosh joining us, i'm jc hayward. three days after superstorm sandy barreled through the region, thousands of customers are still without power, but the numbers of shrinking. here are the latest figures. pepco reports it has zero outages related to the storm. dominion power has more than 3300 people without power, bge has more than 1,700 in our region without power and potomac edison has more than 26,000 outages in maryland and just under 79,000 in west virginia. >>> novec has 380 sandy-related outages. >>> and while things are quickly returning to normal in our area, it is going to be a while before new york recovers. the city's road to recovery is literally gridlocked. subway trains began rolling a short time ago for the first time in 3 1/2 days. but service is limited. 14 out of the 23 subway lines are now running, but only in limited areas. multiple tunnels and stations remain flooded. authorities say that it will take a week just to pump out the water and then crews will begin assessing the damage and making repairs. >>> most of new jersey's barrier isl
this morning." super storm sandy leads a path of destruction. the death toll continues to rise. billions in damages. and millions remain without power. >> officials say it could take weeks to recover from the mid atlantic to the midwest. and it is not over yet. >> new jersey governor chris christie with us. our john miller is live in the nypd emergency command center. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> we knew this would be a great dangerous storm and the storm met our expectations. >> new york city is under sea right now. >> storm of the century. >> sandy slams into the northeast leaving millions ofle without power. at least 16 people dead. >> damage estimates are in the billions up and down the east coast. water rushing into the battery tunnel as well as lower manhattan. >> massive fire already decide dozens of homes in queens. >> nyu hospital forced to evacuate. everybody is rolling up their leaves and pitching in. >> land city the storm wiping out a huge section of the historic boardwalk. >> a giant crane
are bringing you extensive coverage of hurricane sandy as she makes her way up the east coast. what we have live coverage as maryland prepares for sandy's arrival. we're live in baltimore city. we will begin our coverage right here. >> i will give you the wide view and the close of view. we have good and bad news in boast -- both respects. the center of the storm, the white bob, on the right hand of your screen -- you noticed that it is a parallel to the chesapeake bay. that is the mouth of chesapeake, that is the center of the storm. yesterday, we thought it would go in this direction. it looks like that will not be the case. we will miss the worst-case scenario here in maryland. we still think it will come on shore somewhere in the southern part of new jersey later on today. the bad news is that the storm is getting stronger. the winds are 85 miles per hour. it will get even stronger before it makes landfall in new jersey later today. around baltimore, the big story this morning is the ring, not necessarily the route -- the wind. the rain has been coming down at about an inch, inch and a
still have high tided associated with the leftovers of sandy and the full moon. so bottom line, we are still at risk today for additional flooding along the potomac. near georgetown and old town alexandria, that part of the world. things will get better as we get into the weekend. this is your radar. still getting some light showers north and west of the city this morning up into northern maryland and out towards hagerstown, west virginia. winchester, virginia, getting some light showers as well. all of this associated with a little upper level disturbance coming through. can't rule out a plight shower particularly north and west of town to start your day. -- can't rule out a light shower. it is cool right now. 46 in washington. 42 this morning out at dulles. 46degrees at bwi marshall. or high temperatures will top out in the mid others later this afternoon with some sunshine breaking out. not going to be eye bright and sunny day day but we'll got a few sunny breaks -- not going to be a bright and sunny day but we'll get a few sunny breaks. >> let's check in with julie wright. >>
. >> and i am mindy basara. >> we will have more of our team coverage of hurricane sandy from baltimore city to the eastern shore. let's get a check on how the roads and bridges are doing. sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> good morning to you, stan and mindy. if you have to be out on the roads, once again, as we've been saying all morning, we discourage you from being out there because -- the conditions continue to get worse. northbound 97 in 100, our latest accident in the glen burnie area. speaking of closures come in the intersection in the city, monument and pulaski highway, aliceanna and carolyn, falls road and north avenue, all of these intersection are closed in advance of the storm. lamarr street and 10th street, watch for an accident. let's give you a live view of traffic and an update on some of our cameras around big area. 97 north and 100, 95 and 395, a lot more cars than we saw last record volume continues to build even though the schools are out. we did not expect to see as much volume as we're seeing here. seeing pooling on the roads. keep those speeds down as you travel
, the d.c. region preparing for the worst of sandy. coastal regions already seeing some flooding. it has caused a shutdown of transportation offices. good morning, washington. >> we have the full list of closures that will be scrolling on your screen. we want to get the latest on sandy's path. >> we are certainly feeling the impact already. you can see it on the satellite picture. 75 miles per hour. this will be going downhill through the day today. i want to go to the meteorologist in the storm center. >> keeping a close eye on the screen that is how we will be doing it today. we want to give you the latest information and taking reports. send us what you are seeing. if you see any down trees, send us your pictures. here is a look at super doppler radar. over on the eastern shore. that is all moving westward. light green color up and down the corridor. that will continue its progress eastward. let's look at the rainfall total so far. but at ocean city. up to about 2.3 inches. that is on the eastern shore. we can expect about 4-8 inches of rain throughout the rest event. maximum wind g
and the strongest wind associated with sandy. it is making that transition tropical to non-tropical. it is an enormous and it spend.es to when it moves northwest to the baltimore-washington area, it is going to slow down. flooding will be the legacy as get into thursday. as far as what is coming next, wind gusts out of the north went -- out of the northwest. flooding is a problem. >> that will be the story. only for the immediate , could be seen power outages as they go through the evening. heavy rain, there are flood warnings expanding all over. see the crest coming potomac by thursday. this will be several days for we be feeling the impact of this. to be concerned about is the flash flooding. turnaround, did not drown. can flood a car. as we go to the next six or hours, we could be seeing bands coming in with two or 5 inches of rain. bere afraid there will increasing power outages. the flooding will stay with us for several days. expected to improve anytime soon. brad has been in ocean city, md., sandy first arrived. some shelterg right now. i thought this was going to ca
's all involved with the circulation around what is left of sandy. yes, it's still there in canada. we'll talk about our forecast and where all this takes us over the next few days in just a few minutes. >>> our big story comes out of baltimore city, where police are investigating the sexual assault of a female jogger. >> police say her attacker held her at knife point early friday morning at fells point. here's george lettuce with the latest on that investigation. >> fells point promenade offers excellent views of baltimore's water front, so it's no surprise it's become a popular spot to go jogging. but sharon clark said she's encountered some scary spots along the way. >> it was very dark. i did feel a bit unsafe over there. i just kind of did it very quickly and came back into the more lit areas. >> in the early morning darkness of friday, police say a woman in her 20s went for a run here by herself before work. at some point between 5 and 7 a.m., man wearing a mask and armed with a knife grabbed her, pulled her into a dark area and sexually assaulted her. >> it's really like horrib
. >>> sandy recovery operations in the area are winding down this morning thankfully a lot of people have their power back now. dominion virginia is reporting less than 10,000 customers out in the washington area. >> and bge is close to restoring power to all of the d.c. regional customers. dominion has ten customers without power, just ten -- 9news now reporter kristin fisher is at national harbor where some of those power crews are mobilizing this morning to head north and help folks who still are in the dark. good morning to you kristin. >> reporter: good morning, well, we're talking about 1500 skilled technicians from dominion virginia power. and right now they're catching up on some much-needed sleep. but in just a few short hours they're going to be rolling out of here in a caravan of about 50 trucks and their final destination, new jersey. one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy. now that's where 1.7 million people are still without power. that number is down by about a million so power crews are making progress but not fast enough. yesterday governor chris christie said
night for emergency crews all up and down the east coast. sandy causing massive flooding, down trees, and power outages, leaving to several rescues as well. good morning, washington. it is use morning, october 30. >> unbelievable pictures to share with you. now, throughout our newscast, we're going to scroll area closures along the screen. we want to get right over to jacqui, who's been following the situation all night into this early morning and joins us with the latest. >> good morning, guys. the worst is over. that's the best thing i can tell you. still lingering impacts. sandy no longer a hurricane, but still packing winds. take a look at the satellite and radar picture. you can pick out the center of circulation t. is moving across central pennsylvania at this time up to our north, and it's moving off to the west. we're going to continue to get some rainfall here this morning, occasionally off and on, and our temperatures are so cold, a little snow mixing in from the west. of course, the higher elevations getting hit hard now with some sno
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